Month: July 2021

MPA Student Hones Skills Over the Summer

Michelle Hill’s desire to serve the public has continued to drive her career after serving in the United States Marine Corps. Prior to pursuing a Masters in Public Administration, Hill simultaneously served as a volunteer elected official on the Board of Finance in Windsor Locks, Connecticut and managed a department in the Town of Southwick, […]

Posted in MPA

Public Policy Minor Now Offered in Hartford

The Department of Public Policy (DPP) is excited to announce that the Public Policy (PP) Minor will now be available to undergraduates at UConn Hartford! Previously the PP minor was based in Storrs, but starting this fall (2021) students can complete 15 credits towards the minor entirely in Hartford. Students pursuing this opportunity will take […]

DPP Professors Win Grant from the NCGVR for Firearm Violence Prevention

The Department of Public Policy (DPP) is pleased to announce that Dr. Jennifer Necci Dineen and Dr. Kerri M. Raissian are part of a research group awarded a grant from the National Collaborative on Gun Violence Research (NCGVR), and their work has funding support from the Conrad N. Hilton Foundation. Dr. Dineen and Dr. Raissian […]

MPA Student Spends the Summer Interning with the CT State Department of Education

Danny Zeidan, MPA ’22 is spending the summer with the Connecticut State Department of Education as a Communications Intern. Check out Danny’s internship blog post below! This summer, I am interning with the Connecticut State Department of Education in the commissioner’s office. I primarily work on communications assignments, drafting speeches, talking points, letters, and other […]

Lian Kish Recognized by UConn Center for Career Development

Department of Public Policy Outreach Coordinator Lian Kish was recently recognized by the UConn Center for Career Development (CCD) as a valued member of both the Career Champion program as well as a member of the Career Champion Advisory Board. In support of their Career Everywhere initiative, the CCD sponsors a Career Champion program that […]